Two Brady CDVs: Seth Kinman [together with] Abraham Lincolns Elk Horn Chair.
Washington DC: Brady, 1864. Original Photograph. Both CDVs were taken in Brady's studio in 1864. Seth Kinman traveled 3,000 miles from San Francisco to Washington, DC, to demonstrate the state’s fealty to the Union. He presented, among other gifts, this elk-horn chair. Backstamp reads: “Brady’s National Photographic Portrait Galleries.” Caption to chair CDV reads, “Presented to President Lincoln, Nov. 26, 1864, by Seth Kinman, the California Hunter and Trapper,” and Kinman's photo caption reads "California Hunter and Trapper, who presented Lincoln with the Elk Horn Chair." Uncommon under all circumstances, very scarce paired as found here. Near Fine. Item #6664 Very minor edge wear, Kinman shows small spot of rubbing, chair has a small stain near bottom edge, else bright and clean. Two sepia albumen prints. 2.5"x4"